September 13 - 15, 2017

The Ritz-Carlton Lodge, Reynolds Plantation

John Tuttle

John Tuttle is the Global Head of Listings for NYSE Group, a wholly owned subsidiary of the Intercontinental Exchange (NYSE: ICE). Tuttle leads the team that oversees the relationships with more than 2,400 NYSE-Listed companies. He is responsible for driving client-focused initiatives, programs and services to support listed companies and assist them in maximizing the NYSE platform. Most recently, Tuttle was the Chief of Staff of NYSE Group, where he served as a key adviser to the NYSE President. Previously, he served as Head of Corporate Affairs at NYSE Group and as Managing Director of Global Affairs and Government Relations at NYSE Euronext, then-parent company of the New York Stock Exchange as well as five other financial exchanges in Europe. Prior to joining NYSE Euronext in July 2007, John held various roles in the United States Government, including at the United States Department of State and at the White House. John holds a MBA from the University of Notre Dame and BBA from Eastern Michigan University.

Dennis Lockhart

Dennis Lockhart’s career includes time in the private sector, academia, and government. He recently stepped down from the position of president and CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta. In this role, Lockhart was responsible for all the Bank’s activities including monetary policy, bank supervision and regulation, and payment services. In addition, he served on the Federal Reserve’s chief monetary policy body, the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC). Within the Federal Reserve System, he chaired the Conference of Presidents for his final two years and earlier chaired the Information Technology Oversight Committee. Before becoming a central banker, Lockhart was a member of the faculty of Georgetown University’s Walsh School of Foreign Service where he chaired the masters program’s concentrations in global commerce and finance and international business–government relations. He taught courses focused on global business strategy, international finance and investment, project finance, and business-government relations. He also was an adjunct professor at Johns Hopkins University’s School of Advanced International Studies. Simultaneously, he was chairman of the Small Enterprise Assistance Funds, a sponsor of emerging markets venture capital/private equity funds. Earlier he was managing partner of a boutique private investment firm with activity in Africa and Latin America and president of Heller International Group, a financial firm with activities in commercial finance and merchant banking in Europe, Asia, and Latin America. In 2000, he chaired the Advisory Committee of the U.S. Export-Import Bank. At the start of his career, Lockhart held various positions, both international and domestic, with Citicorp/Citibank (now Citigroup). He worked in Lebanon, Saudi Arabia, Greece, Iran, Latin America and the southeast United States. He was Citicorp’s senior corporate officer and head of corporate banking for the southeast domiciled in Atlanta. Lockhart was born and grew up in California. He was educated at Stanford University and the Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies. He also attended the Senior Executive Program at the Sloan School of Management, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and served as an officer in the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve.

Darrell Mays

Darrell Mays is the President & CEO of Pensare Acquisition Corporation. Darrell Mays is a seasoned entrepreneur and executive with over thirty years of experience in the telecommunications industry. Mr. Mays is presently a Senior Vice President at MasTec, Inc., and President of MasTec’s Wireless Division. MasTec (MTZ) is a multi-billion dollar corporation providing end-to-end solutions designing, building, installing, maintaining and upgrading infrastructure in the telecom, energy, and communication industries for over 80 years. In 2003, Mr. Mays founded nsoro, LLC as a turnkey telecommunications infrastructure services company, which he sold to MasTec in 2008. nsoro, LLC helped build MasTec Wireless Division into the leading wireless tower construction services provider in the USA. Mr. Mays is a graduate of Georgia State University with a degree in Business.